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FOX
Jan 31, 2013 5:00pm PST
for comments he made about gay players in the nfl. ktvu's joe fonzi is in new orleans and tells us how chris culliver faced the media today and what he said. joe? >> reporter: frank, we talked about this throughout the week, the super bowl is about fun and games but one or two serious issues come up throughout the week, that see the case today -- that was the case today. chris culliver's comments went viral today and this was the first time he was available to the media and the last time either team will be available to the media till sunday's game. he didn't duck the issues but his comments sounded different than earlier. >> i am sorry i offended anyone. like i said it was an ugly comment. it is not what i feel in my heart. hopefully i grow from this experience and situation and i love san francisco. anybody have any entitlements -- >> reporter: 49 brass and teammates weighed in on a day in which they would have preferred to be talking about football. >> i do believe that that is not -- there wasn't malice in his heart. he is not that kind of person. he is not a -- he is not an ugly person.
FOX
Feb 10, 2013 5:00pm PST
will not tolerate this rein of terror that has robbed us of the peace of mind that residents of southern california deserve. we will not tolerate this murder remaining at large. >> the reward is the largest ever offered in a southern california criminal investigation. the money was raised from private donations and contributions from south land businesses. today's announcement comes 4 days after the man hunt began. it stretches as far east as nevada. casey continues our coverage. >> the surveillance video from the alley near san diego is time stamped 9:08 monday morning. 12 hours after the daughter of a retired police officer and her fiance were reported killed 90 miles away. it shows christopher downer's trump and a man that appears to be downer throwing items until item in the truck. >> he came back with what looked like a magazine full of bullets and a helmet and he brought it to me and said, where did you find it. i said i find it in the back of a dumpster. >> reporting what he found was as simple as walking across the street. >> it was right across the street. >> said police told him the items
FOX
Feb 26, 2013 5:00pm PST
and then they gone boat and rushed over and said show us your i .d.s. when they showed them, they were startled that they were even being looked for. >> reporter: here at the family home, they are hoping they will hear from the couple. we are hearing the couple should be in an area where they can either receive internet or possibly even mobile phone access as early as tomorrow. we will continue to follow this story here and bring you the very latest at 6:00 with more on what the friends heard about that encounter in peru. we are live here in concord. christian kaplan ktvu channel 2. >>> pleasantton, police are matting the death of a man whose body was found in a garbage. it was discovered about 11:45 this morning at the recycling center on bush road. news chopper 2 flewover heads investigators and police were looking for evidence. so far there is no word on the man's name or how he died. >>> the coast guard has suspended it search for four people who apparently abandon tear sailboat two days ago. eric rasmussen continues our coverage where coast guard officials acknowledge there is a possibilit
FOX
Feb 18, 2013 5:00pm PST
off with golf. the four day conference draws 4,000 people and 400 of them will be staffers of the u.s. postal service. including the postmaster general. documents show the travel, $220,000, and others will cost $2.2 million. the hotels, $300 a night before the government discount. documents show beyond the meetings and golf there will be music, entertainment and a banquet featuring the foods of fisherman's wharf and china town. one group says they shouldn't do this. >> they need to be concerned and maybe be concerned about rationing back some of their activities. >> the post office said the conference in san francisco will make money by creating future business and new sales lead. the postal service said they would have to pay for golfing and will shoulder other costs. >> reporter: organizers said it is designed to educate businesses about the services and products that are offered by the u.s. postal service. they earn $73,000 for every dollar they spent to send employees to a similar conference last year. eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> san francisco's bomb squad shut down
FOX
Feb 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
>> reporter: >>> we just headed off kevin collins mother and two of the sisters and they will bring us today's thoughts on the new developments in investigation is a move forward later on in this newscast. >> a two alarm fire was caused by a space heater the fire broke out about 11:45 a.m. this morning in a house the 1100 block of keith avenue not far from euclidean news chopper to was over the scene as flames involved nationals that home and the fire was accidental and that was caused by a space heater that had been placed too close to a bed. no one was in the house at the time and people in nearby homes where evacuated as a precaution. authorities say crews encounter some tough conditions. >> there are a lot of trees, road access is narrow, you can we had to extend this hose quite a ways to get into the building and that made access challenging. >> the firefighters where able to quickly contain the fire and unfortunately -- fortunately, no one was hurt. >>> the rain that chief meteorologist bill morrison has been talking about for the past week is almost here. live in the weather center,
FOX
Feb 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
till he is caught. >> law enforcement is using a key tool to alert the public about the man hunt for chris dorner. it is called a bluelert. ktvu's rob roth -- blue alert. ktvu's rob roth has more. for the california highway patrol and law enforcement the blue alert is still active as the man hunt continues. >> reporter: if you were driving on freeways this morning you may have seen signs like this which the chp call as bluelert. it urged anyone -- blue alert it urged anyone who saw the truck to call authorities. the california highway patrol allowed us to ride with them. each has a picture of chris dorner and his truck incase he was headed this way from southern california. >> if we run across a vehicle. >> reporter: the blue alert is similar to a amber alert. the alert growsitute law enforcement and the -- goes out to law enforcement and the public and the media. >> we have a lot of motorists who read the signs, listen to the news. >> reporter: another reason, the public could be in danger. >> this individual has shown a high propensity for violence and shooting and killing law
FOX
Feb 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
gave way to shock. >> yeah it's pretty crazy. >> man, wow. >> reporter: the u.s. attorney's office released this criminal complaint that describes how the man named matthew aaron laneza of san jose and mesa a arizona tried to blow up a building. he thought he was in connection with al-qaida but he was actually an fbi agent. he expressed the desire for the bomb to bring down the entire bank building. >> that's scary knowing that i bank here all the time. that's scary. >> reporter: he tried to set off a fake bomb this morning and was immediately arrested. >> to hear all that stuff on the other side of the world but now it's coming here more often. it's pretty scary. >> reporter: yaneza is a devout muslim who claimed he was doing this with ala. he claimed that he would dance with joe when the bomb went off. >> you know i don't think there's any question there's a lot of people out there that want to do this type of stuff. that have this as something that they're dedicated to accomplishing. the problem is, doing it. >> reporter: coming up at 6:00, we'll take you inside the building an
FOX
Feb 27, 2013 5:00pm PST
will be -- loren baker on the left and elizabeth butler on the right. ktvu's robert handa told us what he learned about the officers. first to ktvu's alex savage with new details and telling words about the suspect from his own father. >> reporter: well, even the father calls his son a ticking time bomb and today the sheriff said the two police officers -- police officers who were killed were unknown how dangerous jeremy goulet could be when they went to his house here yesterday, part of an investigation into a sexual assault allegation brought by one of his co-workers. the two police officers never even made it inside jeremy goulet's house. today the sheriff said the 35- year-old ex gone gunned them down and stole their weapons. >> it is our belief two of the three weapons he possessed belongs to the police department but we haven't confirmed that. >> reporter: after killing the officers jeremy goulet stole one of their police cars. but he returned to his neighborhood and that is where he was killed with a shoot out with police. the sheriff said investigators are learning more about just how tro
FOX
Feb 20, 2013 5:00pm PST
. david stevenson is here and tells us which cities are doing the hiring >> reporter: take a look behind me you can see some san francisco police recruits finishing off a day of class and drills. the competition for new police recruits isn't just in classrooms it's also between bay area badges today for 56 san francisco police officers. it means more room for new recruits for a department that's understaffed. >> we have a six year hiring plan we'll be hiring approximately 180 officers a year for the next 6 years. will get us you to full staffing. >> reporter: san francisco and other bay police and police departments are looking to recruit. >> we've gone from 2008 with 837 officers currently today we have 612 officers. > >> reporter: they set to graduate 41 new officers after recession era cutbacks. >> we don't think you can ignore the fact when you have reduction in staff you're going to see crime rise. >> reporter: san jose's police department is fighting recent layoffs and attrition to get back to a fully staffed force. >> we need every warm body that we can, but that's only a
FOX
Feb 21, 2013 5:00pm PST
of that crane. the crane was being used to put out supports. and our consumer editor tom vacar is live with what happened to the crane. >> reporter: this whole situation surrounds two scenarios. one did something break. two did someone screw up. treasure island sailing center board member genther was not just a bystander. he took pictures as soon as it happened. >> it was very clear that a major piece of the bridge and some of the paraphernalia under it were coming crashing down. one of the cranes came under it, one did not. the noise was huge and the massive metal coming down was pretty dramatic. >> reporter: the support were used to support the bridge roadway before the massive cable picked up all that weight just a few weeks ago. >> the crane was assisting with removal of some of the false work, the temporary supports beneath the bridge and it tipped over. >> reporter: we went out on a boat to get a closer look. since there's still a lot of metal in the air, the coast guard is keeping everybody who doesn't need to be on the site away from the site. >> reporter: caltrans, the contractor and f
FOX
Feb 14, 2013 5:00pm PST
enforcement -- slowly, law enforcement is finding dangerous material inside, including bombs ready to be used. >> reporter: bomb squad is examining the materials inside this home in santa clara. items are being tested before being removed. the bomb squad used this trailer to transport five devices away from the area where they were blown up, similar to tuesday night, captured on this surveillance video. today's devices were not just potentially dangerous. >> they were complete and ready to use. so that would be the difference. they were complete, ready to be implemented in whatever use he may have been planning. >> reporter: what everett basham he may have been planning to do is what investigators are trying to find out and what the neighbors are still coming to terms with. >> he was a recluse. we didn't see him often. he kept to himself. >> reporter: what do you think about all the stuff you are hearing? >> i am surprised it was there. i mean, i wouldn't have liked it then if i had know, but who knew. >> seemed smart. does broadcasting, kind of like strange. otherwise he was okay. >> the se
FOX
Feb 19, 2013 5:00pm PST
in a small amount of time. most of us around .25 but it was a cold weather system that blew through here. what you're looking at here is that cold air that's sweeping in over the top of us. there's still a chance for snow flurries. snow levels reports down to some areas below 1,000 feet. so it was really cold. right now san jose you have some heavier rain down by blossom hill road. this is significant rainfall headed to the east capital expressway. some heavy rain, let's come in a little bit closer here. over by san felipe road you have heavier rain. these reds and yellows that's coming down pretty hard. santa rosa drive in this area, most of this action is starting to move off but you can see near brenam rain it's pretty big. this is a hot spot in the area because most of the rain has moved off. you can see a few light showers as well. when i come back we're going to be tracking more showers tonight. then we're going to track this very, very cold air. what does that mean for tomorrow morning's overnight lows? you're going to find out i'll have the details. >>> snow has returned to the
FOX
Feb 25, 2013 5:00pm PST
. without action those cuts go into effect friday. ktvu's scott mcfarlane tells us there are some who are in favor of the cuts. >> reporter: hospital workers protesting saying they will lose jobs. but this week in washington it is school principals saying the budget crisis will take a meat ax to local schools leading to teacher furloughs and larger class sizes as early as next year. >> that impact said our kids and -- impacts our kids and student learning. >> reporter: $85 billion in cuts. critics say the white house is exaggerating the impact of a cut in government spending to scare americans and score political points. >> we have to inform the american people what might happen, what will happen if congress refuses to do the right thing here. these are facts. >> reporter: there are supporters of the budget cuts who would like to see the government save teaching jobs, but lop off more spending. >> we are in a fiscal crisis. and too little willingness to address it. you know, this seems to be half of a first step. >> reporter: california school principals will lobby for a compromise. s
FOX
Feb 1, 2013 5:00pm PST
is on bourbon street tonight. ken tells us it is a mad house there right now. >> a mystery as to the body of a teenage girl was found. her body was discovered at alan witt park. you've gotten new information from business police about that body that was found. >> reporter: we just talked to fairfield police who are in town because of this case. they confirmed that the body found was that of a girl who was reported missing yesterday evening about 5:45. this is a park where she was found. sheps found over there in that parking area kind of near the garbage cans down there. police are try to figure out exactly what happened and who indeed she was. they're not confirming exactly who she was to us. we are at alan witt community park. it was about 6:45 this morning when a passer by spotted the body and reported it to police. the parking lot and park was cordoned off. police would not describe the body other than to say there were no obvious signs of trauma. this afternoon they did say her body was found naked. they add that she was light skinned and could have been anywhere between 12 and 19 ye
FOX
Feb 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
and counties can ban medical marijuana dispensaries. >> the core of this case to me is really land use legislation. zoning, ordnances and the authority that has historyically been vested in the municipalities. >> reporter: the city has been fighting the standing. >> if the legislature wanted to include institutions it would have said so. but it has been very clear on the individual possession and cultivation. >> the legislature knows how to say thou shall not ban dispensaries. they did not say that. >> their court has never permitted local municipalities to ban what state law permits. that would be unprecedented if they did that. >> reporter: the case comes after years of pressure from federal agencies. >> i don't really see the tide turning necessarily. this has kind of been a stalemate. nonaction. nothing really lapping. unfortunately we closed down a lot -- nothing really happening. unfortunately they've closed down a lot of dispensaries. >> reporter: they expect to release their findings in about 90 days. david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> three suspects in a freeway shooti
FOX
Feb 13, 2013 5:00pm PST
and julian. they moved us back several blocks. they believe what happened a young male, around 14, passed away after being stabbed. there was an altercation. i want to show you over here this man just in the last 5 minutes ran through the line saying that was his brother. it has been a very emotional day out there, details are still coming in. that young man was stand once. police are canvassing the area for a weapon. for those not familiar with the area, we are in front of san jose high school. we know the altercation broke ought around this area -- broke out around this area around 3:00 p.m. news chopper 2 is over head. police shut down several blocks as they continue to do this investigation. at this point there is no motive, they are still investigating. we asked if the victim could have been a gang member, they told us they are investigating that but that can't be confirmed at this point. you can see the emotion on the face of the family, having a tough time as they learn about the death. we will bring you more throughout our newscast. live in san jose, maureen naylor, ktvu channel 2
FOX
Feb 15, 2013 5:00pm PST
department. >>> a frightening hatchet attack. rob roth tells us what happened to the two people inside. one of whom was sound asleep when it started. >> reporter: police say two men are recovering in the hospital after being attacked inside their home with a hatchet. 27th street near church is usually quiet, neighbors say. not at about 11:30 last night. >> we had about eight cop cars and we had fire vehicles. >> reporter: police say they're not sure how three men got inside this house but they attacked the 69-year-old owner with a hatchet. >> the first victim was asleep in his bed when he was attacked and awoken by two suspects -- or three suspects. they viciously attacked him with a hatchet. >> reporter: another man living there walked into the home and he too was attacked with a hatchet. neighbors saw the man who was attacked in his bed being wheeled into an ambulance. >> he was pretty beat up but he was covered with a sheet so i couldn't ascertain the extent of his injuries. he was in deep shock. >> reporter: police say they're looking for three men and have only the vaguest of descripti
FOX
Feb 12, 2013 5:00pm PST
from down the hill began to surround the area. our air units were up. they located the vehicle. >> us the peck abandoned the vehicle and fled on foot. he barricaded himself in a cabin. at that time, there was an exchange of gunfire between the law enforcement personnel outside of the cabin and the subject inside. during that gunfight. a deputy sheriff, two deputy sheriffs were shot. one of them died after being taken to melinda. the second deputy is currently in surgery and is expected to survive. >> were these deputies on routine patrol or were they part of this large. >> and the deputies that were shot were part of the search audits. (please stand by for change in captioner -- >> the house is burning quite significantly. and how soon before they go in and confirm whether he is in there? >> i don't know how soon that will be. probably when it's safe to do so. (please stand by for change in captioners -- captioners. >>> but how sure can you be? how secure is the area around that house. how well were your helicopters watching the area while he was in there and this was playing out?
FOX
Feb 11, 2013 5:00pm PST
many employees are involved but they come from the distribution division. they are accused of using computers and gambling. >> reporter: at this p.u.c. yard workers knew why we were there. >> heard about it like everybody else. >> where employees are suspected of using city computers to share pornography and gambling. >> the allegations are very disturbing. it is misuse of property for all the wrong reasons. >> reporter: mayor ed lee wants the investigation finished soon. for several months they have been investigating a tip from a whistle blower that they have been sending and receiving pornographic images on the job. >> we are looking into what types of photographs may or may have not be distributed. >> reporter: they don't suspect anything criminal, but it would be a violation of city policy and could lead to punishment. >> anytime you get an allegation you have to take the appropriate action to send a message it is not okay. >> reporter: we reached out to the union, local 38 but haven't heard back from them. the employees haven't been named and are still on the job during had in
FOX
Feb 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
closing out for everybody. no use for anything with super bowl 47 on them. our stay started the way it ended today. we were here last sunday when the 49 buses pulled up. we were there this morning when they pulled out. they headed to three planes taking the players, staff, family member whose gathered in new orleans, home to the bay area, who arrived a short time ago. for the 49ers on the field it was obvious what their goal was this year, not just get to the super bowl but win the super bowl. they came up 5 yards short of that goal, now it is time to get regrouped for next season which will come around soon. we also saw something we have never seen before, brothers meeting to shake hands. >> toughest moment was walking across the field, you know if you could imagine you feel elation with an incredible amount of devastation. those feelings went hand and hand in that moment. i am still feeling it. it is just reality. she the best coach in the national football league. his record proves it over the last two season. what he has done is incredible. never been done before. i am really pr
FOX
Feb 23, 2013 5:00pm PST
. ktvu's allie rasmus joins us now and tells us the event netted a large return of weapons. >> reporter: the grand total was more than 350 weapons recovered today. the police departments of palo alto, east palo alto and menlo park organized this gun buyback and the event was supposed to go on for four hours. but so many people showed up, the money ran out after just 2 hours and 40 minutes. the event was so popular, it created a traffic jam on  university avenue in east palo alto. as early as 10:00 a.m., people lined up to turn in their firearms. >> i don't use guns anyway. just trying to do a good deed. >> reporter: throughout the afternoon, officers hauled away arm loads of rifles. someone even inurned a grenade in a plastic bag. but there were no questions asked. gun owners got $100 in cash for every handgun, $200 for rifles, and $300 for each assault weapon. >> gun control advocates want to give me $100 for something that's collecting dust, that's fine with me. >> reporter: a nonprofit group provided the funds. >> protect your children, inc. has been extremely generous, giving us $
FOX
Feb 24, 2013 5:00pm PST
their apartment building in san francisco. kara is live at the scene and tells us it was police officers who first spotted the smoke. >> reporter: that's right. the officers were headed to another call when they saw smoke coming from this apartment building. just a few hours ago, this entire intersection was shut down. right now you can see a red cross truck parked out front. volunteers are helping those displaced by the fire. some 40 people were forced to evacuate the five--story apartment building just before noon. >> cops screaming and banging on doors. we told them we were coming, and they're saying, no, now, now, now! we're trying to throw on clothes. i'm still scared. >> reporter: raul and kristin say they didn't have time to find a pet carrier. >> we stuffed tomas in a sack and we went running out. he was in the shower. we threw on clothes and here we are. >> pretty scary. really scary. but i'm glad we made it, you know. nothing happened. i guess nobody is hurt. >> reporter: emergency crews got a jump-start evacuating folks because two officers driving by saw the smoke and called for more h
FOX
Feb 17, 2013 5:00pm PST
opportunities. >> people are losing faith. bring us back. >> reporter: kandi gonzalez admits today was the first time she had been to mass in two years. she was shaken by the allegations of sexual abuse in the catholic church. >> i was hoping that with the new hope thing thats will change. >> i think we have to honestly say there is a crisis of faith in the church. a lot of our people don't understand what it is that the church teaches and really believes in. san francisco archbishop salvatore cordileone hopes that it energynize the faithful. >> this t-would have to be someone who is a unifier. >> reporter: they hope to have a new pope by easter, if not earlier. >>> more details now on the process to choose a new pope of the vatican sets conclave to elect the new pope might start earlier than scheduled. a vatican spokesperson says because the pope has given a firm retirement date of february 28th, that gives cardinals around the world plenty of time to fly to rome for the election. the front uners to replace pope benedict include cardinal francis arinze of niagara, cardinal turk
FOX
Feb 22, 2013 5:00pm PST
right next to us, they guide those pilots in and out of the area safely. the control tower in this airport the ones in livermore, napa, santa rosa and concord are all on a list that may have their control towers shut down. if a deal on the federal budget isn't reached by the end of next week. a company that provides fuel, parking and other services to planes here say without a control tower, air traffic would plummet and business would nose dive. many of the corporate jets will not come to an airport without a control tower. he says those corporate jets make up about 80% of his business. >> it's really dangerous to operate without the tower. a lot of our business jet carriers will not surf the airport if they are shut down. i may be faced with having to lay employees off. >> reporter: over the phone he explained that most planes would still be able to take off and land here. especially the smaller planes without a control tower. their pilots would have to rely solely on their radios to communicate with each other. allie rasmus. >>> flights to mayor cities including san fra
FOX
Feb 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
, ktvu news. >> >> coming up later at 5:15, anne rubin tells us how law enforcement across the bay area are making sure fans are being safe behind the wheel. >> >> coming back up at 5:30, we'll check in with ken wayne, who is with all of the fans in the billing easy and look at more watch parties. >> >> authorities in texas trying to piece together the deadly shooting of a former navy seal sniper at a gun ranch. the man in custody is a former marine himself. >> chris kyle, a former navy seal and author of the best selling ought biography -- shot and killed. kyle called himself the most lethal in u.s. history and was outspoken for gun advocacy. >> every shot i took, i felt extremely testified. >> >> reporter: police arrested a former marine who is believed to have left the service in 2010. the sheriff said three men parentally went to the gun range together. after the shooting. he retreated to his sister's house and told her about the incident. she called police and after a short pursuit. he was arrested. chris kyle and chad littlefield were involved in helping veterans with pts differen
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